Author Archives: Andy Powell

When Are We Going to See VersionTwo?

Yeah.  I’ve heard that one before. Why did we choose VersionOne as the name for our agile project management software? Think back to the times when you’ve been most satisfied with your software delivery.  For many, getting the first version … Continue reading

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Radiate with TeamRoom

TeamRoom makes a great information radiator! If you’ve finally convinced the pointy haired boss to pony up for some TVs in your physical team room, consider these benefits of having an agile TeamRoom. Continue reading

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Getting Bang for Your Buck

In agile development, we work on the item that has the biggest bang for the buck. Here are some tips on how to apply this concept at the agile portfolio level in VersionOne. Continue reading

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Help Helps Me Help You Help Others

Why don’t people use application help? Here are some theories, as well as a video I created on how you can get the most from VersionOne Help. Continue reading

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Cutting Up the Pie with Investment Themes

This video shows how to use Investment Themes in VersionOne to simplify the important concept of making smarter investments with development resources. Continue reading

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Taming the Beast: How to Rank Large Backlogs

When dealing with hundreds or thousands of stories, there is a quick way to simplify your backlog. You don’t have to play the hand you’re dealt. VersionOne supports ranking large backlogs of all types. In this video, I will tell you how. Continue reading

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Capturing an Epic’s Investment Theme

The new agile portfolio management capabilities of VersionOne’s Winter Release automatically support custom drop-downs, allowing Portfolio Managers to easily find out how much time the organization is allocating across each of its Investment Themes. Continue reading

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5 Signs That a VersionOne Product Demo is NOT for You

Did you know that we offer live VersionOne product demos twice a week? These hour-long demonstrations are a great way to get up to speed on VersionOne. But don’t get me wrong… our product demos are not for everyone. To help you figure out where you stand, I’ve put together these 5 Signs That a VersionOne Product Demo is NOT right for you. Continue reading

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Connect with Your Customers through Ideas Management

How Sage Software uses VersionOne Ideas, an ideas management solution that allows product managers to engage directly with customers by automating the process of capturing, collaborating on and prioritizing feature requests. Continue reading

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Taskboard Love

The Spring Release will be out in a few weeks.  The new Taskboard is looking good!

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